FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states and 8 million customers. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, and Scotland.

About the role

The sportsbook analyst will be responsible for providing a data driven approach to key long-term investment decisions as well as providing insight to sustain and accelerate the growth of the business. The role will leverage internal data sources, market data and industry knowledge & expertise to support strategic decision making.

Pre-requisites for the role include a technical/analytical skill set, a strong business acumen and a curious mind-set capable of thinking outside the box and questioning the status quo. The role requires a high degree of flexibility and the ability to proactively provide insight and recommendations throughout the organization.

Essential Functions

In depth analysis

  • Understand the business drivers, spot new growth opportunities and make recommendations to drive the business to a higher level of profitability.

Business cases

  • Work on new investment ideas, building a business case to support the decision. Assess costs and forecast the revenue streams.

Marketing spend analys

  • Understand the impact of retention and acquisition marketing on the business. Calculate the Return of Investment, provide actionable insights and work with the commercial and marketing team to set the right strategy.

Automating processes

  • Use a scalable approach when facing problems and build tools to automate and improve manual processes.

Who we’re looking for

  • Experience in working with large complex datasets to derive insight and
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and Power Point.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL.
  • Comfortable using graphs and other illustrative tools to present large volume of data.
  • Pro-active problem solver attitude with flexibility to work across different units.
  • Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Understanding of the online business, ecommerce.
  • Inclined to learn data analysis tools and languages such as Knime, R, SAS etc.
  • Professional interest in sports and wagering.
  • College Degree in an analytical discipline (i.e. Engineering, Statistical Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Studies, Economics, Computer Science, etc.)
  • A minimum of 2 years analytics/data engineering experience, working in an analytically focused role.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this   job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or use calculator or numerical keys on computer keyboard. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time as well as bend, reach, and stoop, or kneel.

Moderate physical activity is required, including the ability to lift 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

What you get in return

Beyond working with such a great team!

  • An exciting environment with real growth
  • Contribute to exciting products used by a highly passionate user base
  • Personal learning and development opportunities
  • 401K with company contribution match
  • Generous healthcare & value creation share plan

To apply for this job please visit www.fanduel.com.

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